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More Options for Achieving Your Goals

Originally published: 09.01.09 by Terry Tanker


More Options for Achieving Your Goals

All of us who are leaders in our industries have two spheres of responsibility that might seem to be separated from one another, but in fact, they must be tightly intertwined in order for us to succeed. These spheres are the nuts-and-bolts of running and managing a business; and the ongoing need to provide leadership in everything we do.

Doing both of these simultaneously used to be a whole lot easier, but the business world — and the world in general — is much more complex and demanding of our time. Achieving operational and development goals requires more attention, more ongoing learning, and more information management than ever.

That’s why we continue to expand the ways that we help you reach your goals as an hvacr leader. Of course, adding a Facebook page, tweeting on Twitter, and creating a digital edition is good for our business as well. It shows that HVACR Business is a leader in cutting-edge technologies that deliver our high-quality articles, news, and product information. But we choose our investments in new technology carefully, making sure that they will benefit our readers as well as our business model.

And so, we are proud to announce our newest offering to


help you become a more successful business leader. On Sept. 30, we will begin offering educational and informative Webcasts that will deliver information on a variety of topics. These are free, fast, and valuable opportunities to learn about products, ideas, and strategies that have proven to be successful in hvacr businesses.

The Sept. 30 Webcast, which begins at 2 p.m. EST, will demonstrate how mobile wireless technology can improve productivity, cash flow, and communications. Representatives from Shumate Mechanical, Duluth, Ga., will discuss how using handheld Motorola devices running on a customized OpenStream platform gave the company valuable tools for invoicing and collecting payment onsite, managing inventory better, communicating across departments and functions in real time, and implementing GPS capability. To register for the one-hour presentation, go to www. hvacrbusiness.com.

If you’ve been considering how to improve your business in the ways that Shumate has, be sure to attend. The one-hour investment of time will give you first-hand knowledge of what’s available in the commercial wireless industry and where to find more information.

We know that you have goals for both business and personal performance. Providing informative Webcasts with high-quality content is one of many new options we’ve added recently to serve you better. Sign up and see for yourself!

Terry has more than 25 years of experience in the advertising and publishing industries. He began his career with a business-to-business advertising agency. Prior to forming Hutchinson Tanker Ltd. and HVACR Business in January 2006, he spent 20 years with a large national publishing and media firm where he was the publisher of several titles in the mechanical systems marketplace.

In addition to his experience in advertising and publishing, Terry has worked closely with numerous industry-related associations over the years including AHRI, AMCA and ABMA. He currently serves on the board of N.A.T.E  (North American Technicians Excellence Association). He has also served on the Board of Directors for the American Boiler Manufactures Association (ABMA) and as chairman for both the Associates Committee and the Marketing Communications Committee.

 


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